Daily Archives: 17 November 2021

For the Communications Media

One of the great losses when MR2 was deep-sixed in 1998 were some interesting and useful texts in the section “Masses and Prayers for Various Needs and Occasions.” That’s not to say that leaders of prayer can’t concoct their own … Continue reading

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Litany for the Commendation of the Dying

At number 220 in the rites for the Pastoral Care of the Sick, there is an option for a litany when a person is near the moment of death. The original blog on it is here. At the risk of … Continue reading

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CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium 53: More Thoughts On Propers of Dioceses and Religious Families

53. After the iter envisaged for the revision or composition of the Particular Calendar and the Proper, the competent authority requests the recognitio from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. This sort of reads like directions … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 18: The Loss of the Sense of Sin, Part 1

We come to a significant premise in the document in which Pope John Paul II wrote of The Loss of the Sense of Sin. First, a definition: 18. Over the course of generations, the Christian mind has gained from the Gospel … Continue reading

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